Ashgabat 2017
The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games will be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in 2017. This will be the first OCA Games to be held in the Central Asian country. The host city contract signing ceremony took place in Kuwait on December 19, 2010.

The 5th AIMAG will take place in the Olympic Village, a multi-purpose sports facility which is being constructed in the capital. The complex will feature 30 venues, and the first phase of construction is estimated at USD2 billion..

In addition to the 45 NOCs of the OCA, the following 17 NOCs from Oceania will participate in the Games:

Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

Seven associate members of ONOC will also compete: New Caledonia, Tokelau, Niue, Norfolk Island, Tahiti, Wallis and Futuna, Northern Marianas.

The following sports will be included for the 5th AIMAG:

Chess, Futsal, Tennis, Muay Thai, Sambo, Kurash, Jiu Jitsu, Bowling, Cycling (track), Swimming, Indoor Athletics, Weightlifting (Powerlifting), Basketball, Taekwondo (WTF), Dance Sport, Kickboxing, Belt Wrestling, Wrestling (FS/Greco Roman), Cue Sport (Billiards and Snooker).

The OCA President said other sports would be considered in order to promote the Olympic sports movement in Turkmenistan.
5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games  Ashgabat 2017
Opening Ceremony 17 Sep 2017
Closing Ceremony 27 Sep 2017
Host City Ashgabat
Country Turkmenistan
Nations Participating 45
Sports 21
Sports/Disciplines 21
Oceania NOCS
American Samoa Marshall Islands Samoa
Australia Nauru Solomon Islands
Cook Islands New Zealand Tonga
Fiji Palau Tuvalu
Guam Papua New Guinea Vanuatu
Sports / Disciplines
Chess CH
Bowling BW
Dance Sports DS
Muay MY
Taekwondo TK
Tennis TE
Weightlifting WL
Basketball 3/3 B33
Cycling Track CTK
Jumping EJU
Wrestling WR
Belt Wrestling Alysh WBR
Billiards Sports BS
Kickboxing KB
Ju-Jitsu JJ
Kurash KU
Athletics, Indoor ATI
Futsal FFL
Short Course Swimming 25m ASC
Sambo SB
Traditional Wrestling TW
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Welcome to Ashgabat 2017...
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Progress work at the Olympic complex pa...
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Ashgabat 2017 Promotional Video...
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Design and construction of the faciliti...
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Progress work at the Olympic complex pa...
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